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noun su·et \ˈsü-ət\

Definition of suet

  1. :  the hard fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton that yields tallow

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Origin and Etymology of suet

Middle English sewet, from Anglo-French suet, siuet, from seu, su hard animal fat, from Latin sebum


SUET Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of suet for English Language Learners

  • : a type of hard fat that is found in cows and sheep


SUET Defined for Kids

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noun su·et \ˈsü-ət\

Definition of suet for Students

  1. :  the hard fat around the kidneys in beef and mutton from which tallow is made


Medical Dictionary

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noun su·et \ˈsü-ət\

Medical Definition of suet

  1. :  the hard fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton that yields tallow and that in prepared form is used in some pharmaceutical ointments



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